byComtesse de Valois de La Motte, Jeanne de Saint-Remy.
Jeanne de Saint-Remy, Comtesse de la Motte, was a highly placed confidence woman whose greatest scam, the "Affair of the Diamond Necklace," sped the fall of the French monarchy. In spite of her self-serving and vengeful memoirs, published in England, most historians believe that she was guilty of the crimes of which she was convicted. The comtesse escaped to London and published her Memoirs, blaming Marie Antoinette for the whole affair; she died only five years later. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Jeanne de Saint-Remy, Comtesse de la Motte, Affair of the Diamond Necklace, Marie Antoinette
byElizabeth Scrope. London: Printed for R. Baldwin, 1749.
The contradictory accounts of Thomas Cresswell and Elizabeth Scrope about their relationship are more than just an example of "he said; she said" â although they do represent the genre to an extreme degree. Before the Clandestine Marriage Bill of 1753 was passed, marriage in England was legal if a couple promised to live together as man and wife, even if they had no witnesses, and even if the marriage was not consummated. Cresswell took advantage of this state of affairs on at least... Topics: Thomas Estcourt Cresswell, Elizabeth Scrope, He Said she Said, Clandestine Marriage Bill of 1753
The Modern art of boxing: as practised by Mendoza, Humphreys, Ryan, Ward, Watson, Johnson, and other eminent puglists: to which are added the six lessons of Mendoza, as published by him, for the use of his scholars: and a full account of his last battle with Humphreys. [London]: Printed for the author ..., 1789 Topic: Boxing
Mudie's Select Library. Catalogue of the principal books in circulation at Mudie's Select Library: April, 1873. London: Mudie's Select Library, Limited, New Oxford Street, London, >Contents: Works of history, biography, religion, philosophy, and travel (p. 1-137) -- Works of fiction (p. 138-216) Topics: Mudie's Select Library -- Catalogs, Circulating libraries -- England -- London -- 19th century --...
Mudie's Select Library. Catalogue of the principal books in circulation at Mudie's Select Library: April, 1876. London: Mudie's Select Library, Limited, New Oxford Street, London,  Topics: Mudie's Select Library -- Catalogs, Circulating libraries -- England -- London -- 19th century --...
Le Musée des souverains. Album en coleurs; reproduction des aquarelles de C. Léandre, Jean Veber & Cadel. Paris, Juven . Topics: Léandre, Charles, 1862-1934, Veber, Jean, 1864-1928, Cadel, Eugène, Caricatures and cartoons,...